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Charging and Collection of Payment for School Meals

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ALL GPS students now qualify for FREE meals under the Community Eligibility Provision (CEP) through School Year 2025-2026! No application required! 

A charge will apply for any second meals or a la carte items purchased in the cafeteria. Pricing for second meals is as follows:

  • Breakfast – $2.00
  • Elementary Lunch – $3.25
  • Middle School Lunch – $3.50
  • High School Lunch – $3.75

*Updated a la carte menu coming soon!*

Charging/Payment Practices

  • Both cash and checks are accepted at the point of sale

  • Payments can be made online at, at the point of sale, mailed, or delivered to the Greenfield Public Schools Food Service Department, 195 Federal Street, Suite 100, Greenfield MA, 01301. Please note that there is a $2.50 transaction fee when using It is recommended that you make larger payments at one time to avoid additional fees when using the online payment method. You will need your child’s name, student ID number and the zip code 01301 to register for online payment. 

  • Balances can be checked at your convenience by simply logging into your My School Bucks account at You can also contact the food service department at 413-772-1334 or by emailing Joan Bitters at 

  • Students with negative balances will not be allowed to charge a la carte items, such as second meals or milk when purchased separately from a meal. Under normal school operations, additional a la carte items are sold at Greenfield High School. These additional a la carte items sold at GHS include A-list approved snacks and beverages sold individually. Money must be added to accounts in order to purchase any a la carte items at any school location.

Non-Discrimination Statement

In accordance with Federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, the USDA, its Agencies, offices, and employees, and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs are prohibited from discriminating based on race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA. 

Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g. Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.), should contact the Agency (State or local) where they applied for benefits.  Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339. Additionally, program information may be made available in languages other than English.

To file a program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, (AD-3027) found online at:, and at any USDA office, or write a letter addressed to USDA and provide in the letter all of the information requested in the form. To request a copy of the complaint form, call (866) 632-9992. Submit your completed form or letter to USDA by:

(1)  mail: U.S. Department of Agriculture

Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights

1400 Independence Avenue, SW

Washington, D.C. 20250-9410;

(2) fax: (202) 690-7442; or

(3) email:

This institution is an equal opportunity provider.










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